Australia’s Best and Highest Paying Jobs

Highlights:

  • Men earn roughly 44% more than women in Australia.
  • The medical field is totally lucrative.
  • Best Job opportunities in Australia

The office in charge of taxes and levies in Australia released a new information report giving a sharp insight into the earnings of the people of Australia in their different jobs.

The statistics released are for the year 2013/2014, and they are the top 50 jobs with the highest salary caps for both male and female workers in the country. On the lists for both genders, the medical profession dominates as they rack up the biggest bucks yearly.

The highest paying job in Australia for men as at the year 2013-2014 is the job of a Neurosurgeon.

They take home around $577,674. The most top paying job for the females, however, is the Judge profession, and they rake in around $355,844 yearly.

This list shows that there still is a huge gap between the earning power of both genders in the Australian economy. Female neurosurgeons get paid about 56% of what their male colleagues earn.

Without further ado, here is the list of the top 50 paying jobs for both genders.

Women

1.Judge – $355,844
2. Neurosurgeon – $323,682
3. Plastic and reconstructive surgeon – $281,608
4. Futures trader – $281,600
5. Vascular surgeon – $271,529
6. Gynecologist – $264,628
7. Gastroenterologist $260,925
8. Magistrate – $260,161
9. Anesthetist – $243,582
10. Ophthalmologist – $217,242
11. Cardiologist – $215,920
12. Urologist – $213,094
13. Surgeon – general $210,796
14. Medical oncologist – $208,612
15. Specialist physicians — $207,599
16. Specialist physician — general medicine $207,225
17. Otorhinolaryngologist – $200,136
18. Dermatologist – $195,030
19. Diagnostic and interventional radiologist – $180,695
20. Cardiothoracic surgeon –  $175,500

Men

1.Neurosurgeon $577,674
2. Ophthalmologist $552,947
3. Cardiologist $453,253
4. Plastic and reconstructive surgeon $448,530
5. Gynecologist; obstetrician $446,507
6. Otorhinolaryngologist $445,939
7. Orthopedic surgeon $439,629
8. Urologist $433,792
9. Vascular surgeon $417,524
10. Gastroenterologist $415,192
11. Diagnostic and interventional radiologist $386,003
12. Dermatologist $383,880
13. Judge — law $381,323
14. Anesthetist $370,492
15. Cardiothoracic surgeon $358,043
16. Surgeon — general $357,996
17. Specialist physicians — other $344,860
18. Radiation oncologist $336,994
19. Medical oncologist $322,178
20. Securities and finance dealer $320,452

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